Defending child welfare services is a struggle that spans from coast to coast. Check out this article about the situation in California.
The Women's Committee and PAC meeting for March 14 has been canceled. Instead, there will be a field trip to celebrate Women's History Month to 49-51 Chambers Street in Manhattan on March 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Delegate Newsletter included the wrong address for the March 20 Delegate Assembly. it is 127 East 22nd Street, in Manhattan. We apologize for this error.
Union members who are still recovering from Hurricane Sandy can reach out to the Personal Service Unit of DC 37 for help. The numbers are (212) 815-1250 and (347) 792-2199. Or you can walk in for assistance at 1407 Broadway, 16th Floor (between 38th and 39th Streets) or 115 Chambers Street.
The Educational Fund will offer a Civil Service Examination Preparation Course for the Hospital Care Investigator Exam# 3030. The exam is scheduled for 4/13/2013. There will be three sessions of classes.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 academic year for the Committee of Concerned Social Workers Scholarship and the Sol Gorelick Scholarship. The one-time grants—$2,500 this year—have been awarded to more than 80 members through the years.
The New York Post reports that an arbitrator has ruled that [city] workers who didn't make it to the job after the crippling [December 2010 snow] storm were legitimately docked vacation or personal days" if they were unable to get to work.